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Holt, Dale; McGuigan, Nicholas; Kavanagh, Marie; Leitch, Shona; Ngo, Leanne; Salzman, Scott; Watty, Kim; McKay, Jade – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
This paper represents a major stage of data collection and reporting on an Australian Office for Learning and Teaching Innovation and Development grant investigating the adoption of ePortfolios for developing and assessing professional capabilities in Australian undergraduate business education. Assessing desired capabilities with and through…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation
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Morofushi, Mari; Pasfield-Neofitou, Sarah Ellen – Language Learning Journal, 2014
With the spread of the Internet, students now have greater opportunities to use Japanese outside of the classroom. For example, they can interact with other Japanese speakers through instant messaging or social networking, or utilize online dictionaries and translation tools to decipher websites in ways that would be impossible with traditional…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Introductory Courses, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Farley, Helen; Murphy, Angela; Bedford, Tasman – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
This article reports on the preliminary findings, design criteria and lessons learned while developing and piloting an alternative to traditional print-based education delivery within a prison environment. PLEIADES (Portable Learning Environments for Incarcerated Distance Education Students), was designed to provide incarcerated students with…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Education, Telecommunications
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Teusner, Paul Emerson – Research-publishing.net, 2014
This chapter explores the changing nature of Christian denominational discourse in an Australian context as informed by Internet technologies. It will take as its case study three Internet sites developed and published for the promotion of three separate Christian youth festivals held in Australia between July 2008 and January 2009, undertaking a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Advertising, Religion, Christianity
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Adie, Lenore – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2013
Teachers' professional conversations regarding the qualities evidenced in student work provide opportunities to develop a shared understanding of achievement standards. This research investigates social moderation conducted in a synchronous online mode as a specific form of professional conversation. The discussion considers the different factors…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Technology, Middle School Teachers
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Curtis, Guy J.; Gouldthorp, Bethanie; Thomas, Emma F.; O'Brien, Geraldine M.; Correia, Helen M. – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2013
Some evidence has emerged in recent years that plagiarism can be reduced through the use of online mastery tests that are designed to train introductory psychology students in awareness of academic integrity and referencing conventions. Although these studies demonstrated a reduction in incidents of plagiarism they did not directly examine whether…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Mastery Learning, Student Attitudes, Internet
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Treas, Judith; Gubernskaya, Zoya – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2012
Challenging the popular narrative of the long-run decline of the extended family, contemporary studies of intergenerational relations insist that the ties between adult children and their parents are increasing in importance. Although research documents a decline in multigenerational households, there is little empirical evidence on changes over…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Family (Sociological Unit), Population Distribution, Adults
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Fielding, Kelly S.; Head, Brian W. – Environmental Education Research, 2012
The current study investigates determinants of young Australians' pro-environmental intentions and actions. Two samples of young people took part in the research: 12-17-year-olds (N = 1529) currently in secondary schooling and 18-24-year-olds (N = 2192) in post-secondary schooling or workforce. All participants completed an online "Youth and…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Conservation (Environment), Young Adults, Student Attitudes
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Pettigrew, Simone; Pescud, Melanie; Donovan, Robert J. – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: The present study investigated stakeholders' reactions to the introduction of a traffic light food classification system in primary and secondary school canteens. Design: Interviews and focus groups were conducted with stakeholders approximately 18 months after the introduction of the traffic light system, followed by telephone and…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Health Education, Foreign Countries, Classification
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Doherty, Catherine – Critical Studies in Education, 2012
This paper explores two of the tensions Tarc identifies in the history of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma: firstly, between its design for meritocratic competition and its internationalist vision and, secondly, between the IB as a global commodity and its localised interpretations. Using data from three case studies of Australian…
Descriptors: Educational History, Competition, Local Government, Foreign Countries
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Doherty, Catherine; Shield, Paul – Curriculum Inquiry, 2012
School-level strategy enabled by neoliberal choice policies can produce internal curricular markets whereby branded curricula such as the International Baccalaureate are offered alongside the local government curriculum in the same school. This project investigated how such curricular markets operating in Australian schools impacted on teachers'…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Foreign Countries, Local Government, Teachers
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Kendall, K. Denise; Schussler, Elisabeth E. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2012
Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) are used extensively as instructors in higher education, yet their status and authority as teachers may be unclear to undergraduates, to administrators, and even to the GTAs themselves. This study explored undergraduate perception of classroom instruction by GTAs and professors to identify factors unique to each…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Teaching Assistants, Graduate Students
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Campbell, Marilyn; Spears, Barbara; Slee, Phillip; Butler, Des; Kift, Sally – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2012
It is well recognised that there are serious correlates for victims of traditional bullying. These have been shown to include increased levels of depression, anxiety and psychosomatic symptoms, in addition to often severe physical harm and even suicide. Bullied students also feel more socially ineffective and have greater interpersonal…
Descriptors: Evidence, Mental Health, Adolescents, Bullying
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Rochecouste, Judith; Oliver, Rhonda; Mulligan, Denise; Davies, Martin – Australian Universities' Review, 2011
The English Language Growth (ELG) Project was conducted in five Australian universities in 2008-09 to address the on-going English language development of international students from non-English speaking backgrounds. Using an online survey inviting both qualitative and quantitative responses, 798 international students provided a rich source of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learning Strategies, Rote Learning, Metacognition
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Walsh, Shari P.; Tucker, Kelly – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2011
Master's degree by coursework students have been identified as a "forgotten" cohort by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Careers and Employment service. Traditionally, these students have been included in undergraduate career development activities. Master's degree students are arguably a specialised group due to the advanced…
Descriptors: Employment Services, Career Development, Student Attitudes, Masters Degrees
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